Posted 5:09 PM 12/11/2013 by CNN
To those outside the deaf community, the sign language interpreter for Nelson Mandela's memorial may have looked like he was working hard, translating the spoken words into gestures for four hours.
But he has been dubbed "a fake," and his actions outraged deaf people, according to an (More)
Posted 1:16 PM 12/10/2013 by CNN
TOKYO - Caroline Kennedy, the new U.S. Ambassador to Japan, visited Nagasaki on Tuesday, one of two Japanese cities on which the United States dropped atomic bombs during the final days of World War II.
Kennedy, who took up the position of ambassador last month, toured the (More)
Posted 7:57 PM 12/9/2013 by CNN
Tom Wagner woke up Friday night and the plane cabin was dark. And empty. Completely empty.He looked around from his window seat near the back of the jet and wondered, "What is going on?"He tried the jet door. It was locked.Not knowing what else to do, he phoned (More)
Posted 7:59 PM 12/8/2013 by CBS
JOHANNESBURG - South Africans of all races flocked to houses of worship Sunday for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor Nelson Mandela, unified in their love for a historic figure whose funeral is expected to be one of the biggest in modern times.
At the Regina (More)
Posted 3:37 PM 12/7/2013 by CBS
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) - Thirty-five animals at a zoo in the northern Mexico state of Chihuahua have frozen to death during the region's coldest weather in six decades.
Serengeti Zoo owner Alberto Hernandez says 14 parrots, 13 serpents, five iguanas, two crocodiles and a (More)
Posted 7:38 PM 12/6/2013 by CNN
Merrill Newman -- the 85-year-old American detained by North Korean authorities earlier this fall -- has been "deported," North Korea's state news agency reported early Saturday.
The KCNA report stated that investigators determined that "Newman entered the DPRK with a wrong understanding (More)
Posted 3:24 PM 12/5/2013 by CNN
Nelson Mandela, the revered statesman who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of decades of apartheid, has died, South African President Jacob Zuma announced late Thursday.
Mandela was 95.
"He is now resting. He is now at peace," Zuma said. "Our nation has (More)
Posted 5:09 PM 12/4/2013 by CBS News
MEXICO CITY -- Mexican police have found a truck they suspect was stolen by common thieves and carried a dangerous radioactive medical material the United Nations said could provide an ingredient for a "dirty bomb," a government official said on Wednesday.
The truck was (More)